Monthly Archives: September 2012

The Animals of Adonna Khare

Every September since 2009, my home town of Grand Rapids, Michigan holds Art Prize, a wonderful event that consists of hundreds of works of art displayed throughout the city, some are interactive, such as the finalist “Lights in the Night“, … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Beetles In The Bush:
Seeing and photographing the beautifully black Prairie Tiger Beetles (Cicindelidia obsoleta vulturina) in southwestern Oklahoma was a lot of fun, but by Day 5 I was ready to look for one of my top goals for the trip—Cicindelidia politula (Limestone…

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Citizen Science for Conservation

I wanted to write a bit more on citizen science because it is such a cool concept and I keep seeing more and more papers published with data collected by everyday people (i.e. nonscientists). In fact, scientists in Massachusetts were … Continue reading

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Amazing Photos of Bugs in Madagascar!

I’m working on a blog post, but in the meantime, check out these amazing photos from the New York Times!

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Beautiful video of the internal anatomy of a beetle

Micro-CT anatomical study of the female of an aquatic beetle

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While in transit between tropical and temperate Australia, here’s the latest batch of 6 biodiversity cartoons (see full stock of previous ‘Cartoon guide to biodiversity loss’ compendia here). —

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Braking for Beetles: link to Liza Gross coverage of my work!

Liza Gross, KQED science writer recently blogged about my work with the Ohlone tiger beetle and recreation. She does a great job talking about the POSITIVE aspects of recreation, but also how mountain bikers can reduce their harm to the … Continue reading

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